The Triz Journal | TRIZ Innovation Methodology and Tools

Remote Team Problem Solving with TRIZ

By Rogier de Vries, Valeri Souchkov and Jan MannakIntroductionMany companies do not possess all the required knowledge or production facilities for performing state-of-the-art product development on their...
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They Could Have Owned It!

Jack HippleWe have all watched as the “book” industry has restructured itself. Two key things are in the news. Blockbuster has gone into “chapter 11″ and is closing a large fraction...
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Does Innovation Come First or Last?

Message: 1144Posted by: NewBBPosted on: Monday, 5th November 2007 There's a lot of talk about innovation and six sigma…Should innovation come first?  Then six sigma?  Or should you...
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Can Innovation Be Learned?

James TodhunterReader Tim de Jardine raised the perennial question of “Can innovation be taught?”  It’s a question that comes up from time to time because of the persistent myth of the great...
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School-factory will die. What’s on? (Education during the change of civilizations)

Why is the traditional school arranged just so and not in another way? Why is just this system of teaching so claimed and firm? Nature is not sparing of variety. We all are so various – even those of...
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Your New Years Innovation Resolutions

Jack HippleIt’s the New Year. What’s new? Innovation is still the “buzzword”, but I go to many presentations at meetings where the talks are not about innovation, but about astute business...
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Functional thinking in production process environment

By: Ives De Saeger P41 Industrial Services Varendrieskouter 133, 9031 Drongen Belgium ids@p41.be 1 Topics to cover 1.1 abstract Using only functional thinking, one of the tools within TRIZ (the theory...
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TRIZ Electing a President

Vladimir Proseanic, Svetlana Visnepolschi e-mail: vproseanic@ideationtrizcom Abstract This paper presents selected examples of authors’ experience in TRIZ application to politics. Introduction In...
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Mimicking Innovation

Cass PursellFor every Google, for every Nintendo, there are a thousand copy cats. Success breeds imitation in innovation, as in everything else. But what is striking to me about the organizations that...
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